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Industry ... in 3D

July 10, 2014 2:55 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor - @industrialanna | Articles | Comments

3D printing is being touted as the most disruptive technology to hit the industrial marketplace in years, but exactly how will manufacturers and distributors be affected?

               

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2013 Big 50 List

September 1, 2014 2:46 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.

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Protection for High Particulate Environments

July 25, 2014 10:44 am | by Honeywell | Product Releases | Comments

The eyewear’s large unilens design offers a wide field of unobstructed peripheral vision while its soft foam subframe ensures a comfortable, gap-free fit.

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MIG Guns

July 25, 2014 10:39 am | by Bernard | Product Releases | Comments

The BTB Platform MIG Guns were designed for maximum configuration flexibility and industrial-grade performance.

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Air Products Profits Up Despite Need for 'Culture Change'

July 25, 2014 10:28 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

New CEO Seifi Ghasemi says he will continue to address areas like simplicity, speed of execution, and empowerment as he moves the company forward.                 

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IMF Cuts Forecast for U.S. Economic Growth

July 25, 2014 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The IMF projects growth will be just 1.7 percent this year, down from a 2 percent estimate in June. That would make 2014 the weakest year since the recession ended in June 2009.            

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Lawson Products Net Sales Up 5.5%

July 25, 2014 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CEO Michael DeCata attributes some of the upward trend to initiatives to invest in and grow the company's salesforce.                      

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House Committee Clears Way For Obama Lawsuit Vote

July 25, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Republicans say the lawsuit is necessary because Obama is exceeding his authority as president by failing to carry out legislation that Congress passed and he signed into law.             

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Stanley Black & Decker Announces Q2

July 25, 2014 9:34 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Company CEO John F. Lungren said the strong results are even more notable due to the company overcoming headwinds relating to currency, and a continued volatile environment in emerging markets.         

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Layoffs Becoming Rare Across U.S. Job Market

July 25, 2014 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The steadily declining level of layoffs suggests that employers may have to hire even more aggressively and raise pay if they want to expand their businesses.               

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Rexel Appoints New CEO

July 25, 2014 9:12 am | by Rexel North America | News | Comments

Brian McNally spent over 30 years with Arrow Electronics before joining Rexel in the newly created position of EVP and CEO of Rexel North America.                

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Grainger Breaks Ground on Branch to Service Bakken Oil Fields

July 25, 2014 9:03 am | by Grainger | News | Comments

Grainger's new branch, located in Dickinson, ND, will provide a wide range of inventory specifically tailored to businesses operating in the Bakken oil fields.               

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Video Inspection with Self Leveling Camera

July 24, 2014 10:09 am | by RIDGID | Product Releases | Comments

The RIDGID SeeSnake Mini video inspection system is now available with a self-leveling camera head for clear and upright viewing inside pipes.

40" Progressive Flow Air Gun

July 24, 2014 10:03 am | by Prevost Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Prevost Corporation now offers a 40” angled-tip air gun, ideal for use in clearing particulates from inside machinery or across large work areas.

Obama Wants Limits on U.S. Company Mergers Abroad

July 24, 2014 9:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama is tapping into growing misgivings about tax-driven overseas mergers by U.S. corporations, issuing a new call to end the practice quickly and questioning the patriotism and citizenship of those companies.    

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WESCO International Achieves Record Quarterly Sales

July 24, 2014 9:45 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Wesco's net sales increased 5.9% over the same period last year, with organic sales up 6% and acquisitions positively impacting sales by 1.6%.                  

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Logistics Announces New Craftsman Partnership

July 24, 2014 9:37 am | by Logistics Corporation | News | Comments

Logistics Corporation announced that it will extend its line of tool and tool storage products to include the exclusive Craftsman Industrial line.                 

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Sealed Air HQ to Move to Charlotte

July 24, 2014 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The maker of Bubble Wrap protective cushioning, food packaging and cleaning products will move all or part of its operations into a new headquarters complex in the Charlotte area.               

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3M 2Q Profit Rises 6 Percent

July 24, 2014 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3M's second-quarter profit jumped 6 percent as sales surged across all its businesses.                           

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Peerless Industrial Sold to KITO Americas

July 24, 2014 9:18 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

KITO Corporation said it acquired Peerless’ shares for approximately $80 million, including an estimated $3 million advisory fee.                    

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Airgas Reports Latest Earnings

July 24, 2014 9:05 am | by Airgas, Inc. | News | Comments

Airgas has reported its FY 2015 Q1 results, yielding a 3% sales increase over the prior year's quarter. In the distribution segment, organic sales were up 2% over the prior year.           

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